le grand sultan \n automaton who can divine a card by nodding with his head, the number of a rolled dice and in which compartment of a closed box a doll is placed, with assitant \n unknown
1784
la magie blanche dévoilée
Unknown

Le Grand Sultan

1784

La Magie Blanche Dévoilée

1



to name, without seeing them, the points of a pair of dice \n arithmetical \n unknown
1876
modern magic
Unknown

To Name, without seeing them, the Points of a Pair of Dice

1876

Modern Magic

269



die behexten würfel \n no. 8, holding three dice between thumb and first finger and letting center one drop, puzzle \n unknown \n drop out \n karl fulves
1900
der amateurzauberer
Unknown

Die behexten Würfel

Related to

1900

Der Amateurzauberer

160



the yellow idol \n big die, spot moves then its placed in a box and travels to a crystal box and back, then a small figure / doll appears \n stanley collins
1920
deceptive conceptions in magic
Stanley Collins

The Yellow Idol

1920

Deceptive Conceptions in Magic

77



a novel match box and die trick \n multiple out one out of six prediction \n tom sellers \n foregone conclusion \n ben christopher
1927
tricks that work
Tom Sellers

A Novel Match Box and Die Trick

Variations

1927

Tricks That Work

16



the double steal \n number "selected" with dice is predicted by number of matches \n frank n. dodd \n a divination with matches \n fred demuth \n cleromantic chicanery \n e.e. hammill \n frank n. dodd \n john scarne \n frank dodd's prediction \n frank n. dodd
1937
the jinx 150
Frank N. Dodd

The Double Steal

Related toAlso published here

1937

The Jinx 150
(Issue 36)

244



the diabolical die \n die changes orientation while under a cover \n dr. edward g. ervin
1937
the strange inventions of doctor ervin
Dr. Edward G. Ervin

The Diabolical Die

1937

The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin

43



strange dice \n using marketed dice by royal heath \n verne chesbro
1940
the jinx 51100
Verne Chesbro

Strange Dice

1940

The Jinx 51100
(Issue 98)

603



half and half \n three dice and list of letter combinations, a coincidence/prediction happens \n stewart james \n the new half and half \n l. vosburgh lyons \n typecast \n karl fulves \n heartbreaker \n thomas alan waters \n half and half \n stewart james
1941
the jinx 101151
Stewart James

Half and Half

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1941

The Jinx 101151
(Issue 134)

766



the new half and half \n three dice and list of letter combinations, a coincidence/prediction happens \n l. vosburgh lyons \n half and half \n stewart james
1941
the jinx 101151
L. Vosburgh Lyons

The New Half and Half

Inspired by

1941

The Jinx 101151
(Issue 148)

824



imagination \n spectator throws invisible die and deals deck in that amount of packets, back of performed turned divines amount of packets \n bob hummer \n imagination \n bob hummer \n imagination \n bob hummer
1941
six more hummers
Bob Hummer

Imagination

Also published here

1941

Six More Hummers

14



advice to service men \n on cheating \n edward marlo
1943
shoot the works
Edward Marlo

Advice to Service Men

1943

Shoot the Works

38



gambling demonstration routine \n \n edward marlo
1943
shoot the works
Edward Marlo

Gambling Demonstration Routine

1943

Shoot the Works

44



explanation of terms \n \n edward marlo
1943
shoot the works
Edward Marlo

Explanation of Terms

1943

Shoot the Works

45



the hand behind the dice cup \n hand care \n edward marlo
1943
shoot the works
Edward Marlo

The Hand Behind the Dice Cup

1943

Shoot the Works

46



round dice  a novelty \n \n laurie ireland
1943
shoot the works
Laurie Ireland

Round Dice  A Novelty

1943

Shoot the Works

47



cleromantic chicanery \n page of newspaper is crumbled and page number is the prediction, three dice are stacked and the hidden numbers added \n e.e. hammill \n frank n. dodd \n john scarne \n the double steal \n frank n. dodd
1943
the phoenix 150
E.E. Hammill, Frank N. Dodd, John Scarne

Cleromantic Chicanery

Related to

1943

The Phoenix 150
(Issue 45)

184



simple dice routine \n  bar bet with four dice (snatching paper away from stack of dice)
 number divination (7principle) with three dice
 magnetic dice with two dice
 number divination with two dice
 paddle routine with one die
 color changing die \n edward marlo
1943
ireland's yearbooks
Edward Marlo

Simple Dice Routine

1943

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 1943)

16



a cubical curiosity \n spot vanishes from cube with card and glas \n mark jacobs
1945
my best
Mark Jacobs

A Cubical Curiosity

1945

My Best

169



humpty dumpty gets around \n story trick for children \n john j. crimmins jr.
1945
my best
John J. Crimmins Jr.

Humpty Dumpty Gets Around

1945

My Best

225



block and wand penetration \n wand through die illusion \n bob spencer
1946
ireland's yearbooks
Bob Spencer

Block and Wand Penetration

1946

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 1946)

31



ambiguous \n numbers are selected by throwing dice \n frederick mosteller
1947
the phoenix 101150
Frederick Mosteller

Ambiguous

1947

The Phoenix 101150
(Issue 117)

470



the game of "thirtyone" played with a dice \n \n george g. kaplan \n dai vernon \n al baker
1948
the fine art of magic
George G. Kaplan, Dai Vernon, Al Baker

The Game of "ThirtyOne" Played with a Dice

1948

The Fine Art of Magic

275



loaded dice \n loaded dice gag, die explodes \n karrell fox
1948
the phoenix 151200
Karrell Fox

Loaded Dice

1948

The Phoenix 151200
(Issue 163)

657



orange and die \n die and orange change places, prop magic \n harlan tarbell
1948/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 5
Harlan Tarbell

Orange and Die

1948/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5

251



dice \n ideas and gags for dice stacking and dice routines, trick die \n don alan
1950
ireland's yearbooks
Don Alan

Dice

1950

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 1950)

30



hard way \n two dice are thrown, one has seven spots the other is blank, as kirk styles \n kirk stiles
1952
the phoenix 251 — 300
Kirk Stiles

Hard Way

1952

The Phoenix 251 — 300
(Issue 257)

1029



dielie \n dice on cards, idea \n john murray
1952
the phoenix 251 — 300
John Murray

DieLie

1952

The Phoenix 251 — 300
(Issue 266)

1064



imagination \n spectator throws invisible die and deals deck in that amount of packets, back of performed turned divines amount of packets \n bob hummer \n imagination \n bob hummer
1952
ireland's yearbooks
Bob Hummer

Imagination

Also published here

1952

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 1952)

6



bil's bell \n imitating the sound of two dice with a hidden bell, dice vanish \n bil baird
1953
the phoenix 251 — 300
Bil Baird

Bil's Bell

1953

The Phoenix 251 — 300
(Issue 279)

1116



kirk's quirk \n die on cup, both are thrown into the air and turn, die lands inside the cup \n kirk stiles \n die and cup jugglery \n roger montandon
1953
the phoenix 251 — 300
Kirk Stiles

Kirk's Quirk

Variations

1953

The Phoenix 251 — 300
(Issue 285)

1140



the die is cast \n invisible die is thrown and outcome predicted with a matchbox, see p. 1185 for additional ideas by frank huck \n bruce elliott \n match book divination \n louis jaeger
1953
the phoenix 251 — 300
Bruce Elliott

The Die is Cast

Variations

1953

The Phoenix 251 — 300
(Issue 292)

1166



die and cup jugglery \n \n roger montandon \n kirk's quirk \n kirk stiles
1954
the phoenix 251 — 300
Roger Montandon

Die and Cup Jugglery

Inspired by

1954

The Phoenix 251 — 300
(Issue 297)

1187



apport \n three crumbled paper balls, one is selected, objects on cards selected on appears in paper \n franklin v. taylor
1954
the phoenix 251 — 300
Franklin V. Taylor

Apport

1954

The Phoenix 251 — 300
(Issue 300)

1199



the cards and dice  1. the transposition \n ace  four of clubs facedown on table with a die on top of each with one to four to top, dice exchanged and cards follow \n bill simon \n cards & dice \n william p. miesel \n sleightly diced \n ed andres \n los dados mandan y las cartas obedecen \n arturo de ascanio
1954
sleightly sensational
Bill Simon

The Cards and Dice  1. The Transposition

Related toVariations

1954

Sleightly Sensational

14



2. the big change \n ace  three with three dice on top, they transpose and eventually all change to threes and back \n bill simon \n sleightly diced \n ed andres \n los dados mandan y las cartas obedecen \n arturo de ascanio
1954
sleightly sensational
Bill Simon

2. The Big Change

Variations

1954

Sleightly Sensational

16



dice \n intro \n martin gardner
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Martin Gardner

Dice

1956

Mathematics, Magic And Mystery

42



heath's "diciphering" \n five dice with different three digit numbers on each face. roll the dice, magician can very quickly give the sum of the numbers rolled \n royal vale heath \n ed balducci
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Royal Vale Heath, Ed Balducci

Heath's "Diciphering"

1956

Mathematics, Magic And Mystery

106



climax for a dice routine \n two in the hand one in the pocket start, ending with jumbo and miniature die \n dai vernon \n details for a climax \n roberto giobbi \n carlhorst meier
1957
the dai vernon book of magic
Dai Vernon

Climax for a Dice Routine

Related to

1957

The Dai Vernon Book of Magic

183



novelty dice prediction \n prediction of sum of several sides of dice \n tom sellers
1960
magic of the mind
Tom Sellers

Novelty Dice Prediction

1960

Magic of the Mind

25



mentalissimus \n several spectator throw a pair of dice, they each repeat up to twelve times and all the numbers are added, prediction based on probability \n bill hendricks
1960
ireland's yearbooks
Bill Hendricks

Mentalissimus

1960

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 1960)

4



dice / dice / dice \n dice routine, multiple phase, change color, chinkachink, grows in size \n milton kort
1962
kort is now in session
Milton Kort

Dice / Dice / Dice

1962

Kort Is Now In Session

57



the stack of nickels and die \n die placed on stack and covered, betting game that die can be moved underneath, sucker element \n j. b. bobo
1966
the new modern coin magic
J. B. Bobo

The Stack of Nickels and Die

1966

The New Modern Coin Magic

453



foregone conclusion \n six matches, spectator choses any number of matches, number predicted by die in matchbox \n ben christopher \n p. 70 for credits \n p. 81 for idea by danny fowler \n a novel match box and die trick \n tom sellers \n matchbox & die \n aaron wainer
1966
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Ben Christopher

Foregone Conclusion

Inspired byRelated to

Dec. 1966

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 2 No. 2)

72



a friendly game \n betting game with dice, proposition bet \n peter alexis \n p. 155 for george henbeck comment
1967
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Peter Alexis

A Friendly Game

Related to p. 155 for George Henbeck comment

Winter 1967

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio)

136



cards & dice \n acefour and four dice match up, aces appear \n william p. miesel \n the cards and dice  1. the transposition \n bill simon
1968
epilogue
William P. Miesel

Cards & Dice

Related to

1968

Epilogue
(Issue 2)

9



four sided triangle \n "cards & dice", three cards selected behind back according to roll of three dice, two located and one divined \n karl fulves
1968
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Karl Fulves

Four Sided Triangle

Jan. 1968

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 3 No. 3)

152



demon dice \n "cards & dice", nine poker dice, three spectators combine a hand and they're dealt out \n karl fulves
1968
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Karl Fulves

Demon Dice

Jan. 1968

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 3 No. 3)

153



matchbox & die \n chosen number from 1 to 6 predicted in matchbox \n aaron wainer \n foregone conclusion \n ben christopher
1969
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Aaron Wainer

Matchbox & Die

Related to

Jan. 1969

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 4 No. 3)

235



devilish die \n die wrapped in flash paper is rolled, paper burned, rolled number counted down to, card predicted on paper piece underneath die \n roy walton \n i.o.u \n paul curry \n der teufelswürfel \n roy walton
1970
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Roy Walton

Devilish Die

Related toAlso published here

Winter 1970

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio)

383



the black die prediction \n five red and one black die, order is predicted \n pavel
1970ca.
successful magic
Pavel

The Black Die Prediction

1970ca.

Successful Magic

11



a dice paradox \n \n gene finnell
1971
epilogue
Gene Finnell

A Dice Paradox

1971

Epilogue
(Issue 12)

90



acediceace \n position of selection is found via mathematical procedure involving dice, nonslip cut \n karl fulves
1971
the book of numbers
Karl Fulves

AceDiceAce

1971

The Book of Numbers

27



las vegas dice \n nontransitive dice, also as packets of cards, see also p. 410 for idea by stewart olney \n bradley efron
1971
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Bradley Efron

Las Vegas Dice

Jan. 1971

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 6 No. 3)

393



shirley quimby's method \n for nontransitive dice set \n shirley quimby
1971
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Shirley Quimby

Shirley Quimby's Method

Jan. 1971

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 6 No. 3)

393



diecast \n number on rolled die is predicted with matches in matchbook \n charlie miller
1971
the compleat magick — volume i
Charlie Miller

DieCast

1971

The Compleat Magick — Volume I
(Issue 35)

172



dice routine \n no details, just references \n paul swinford
1971
lecture notes
Paul Swinford

Dice Routine

1971

Lecture Notes

1



never say die \n thought of number matched rolled number \n ken krenzel
1972
tarbell course in magic — volume 7
Ken Krenzel

Never Say Die

1972

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7

48



total surprise \n two dice are rolled and put into a tube, performer reveals total of hidden numbers \n arthur setterington
1972
straight line mysteries
Arthur Setterington

Total Surprise

1972

Straight Line Mysteries

13



end game \n three objects moved according to instructions, outcome predicted
 history
 the children's game (rock paper scissors)
 the system
 a variation
 two betting games
 addendum
 the second game (with cube/die)
 the election game \n robert e. neale
1973
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Robert E. Neale

End Game

Feb. 1973

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 8 No. 4)

593



drop out \n three red dice alternate with two white dice and are held between thumb and first finger as block, white dice fall out at once, posed a problem \n karl fulves \n die behexten würfel \n unknown \n drop out solution \n sam dalal \n on "drop out" \n martin gardner
1973
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Karl Fulves

Drop Out

Related toVariations

Aug. 1973

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 8 No. 10)

644



dice hustle \n \n john scarne
1974
epilogue
John Scarne

Dice Hustle

1974

Epilogue
(Issue 20)

192



balancing dice puzzle \n moisture \n amedeo vacca
1974
amedeo's continental magic
Amedeo Vacca

Balancing Dice Puzzle

1974

Amedeo's Continental Magic

43



die holdout \n behind ear \n unknown
1974
amedeo's continental magic
Unknown

Die Holdout

1974

Amedeo's Continental Magic

44



matchboxprediction \n dice shaken in box, total predicted \n amedeo vacca
1974
amedeo's continental magic
Amedeo Vacca

MatchboxPrediction

1974

Amedeo's Continental Magic

46



a dice proposition \n \n karl fulves \n a dice proposition \n karl fulves
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Karl Fulves

A Dice Proposition

Also published here

Jan. 1974

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 9 No. 3)

702



drop out solution \n \n sam dalal \n drop out \n karl fulves
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Sam Dalal

Drop Out Solution

Inspired by

July 1974

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 9 No. 9)

758



on "drop out" \n solution to fulves's problem \n martin gardner \n drop out \n karl fulves
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Martin Gardner

On "Drop Out"

Inspired by

Aug. 1974

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 9 No. 10)

782



octo \n octahedral die with symbols, chosen symbol divined \n paul swinford \n chapter one of "the second scientific american book of mathematical puzzles & diversion" (martin gardner) \n the moon die mystery \n bob hummer
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Paul Swinford

Octo

Inspired by

Oct. 1974

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 9 No. 12)

809



dice problem \n two dice underneath cup, coin vanished and reappears between dice under cup, posed as problem \n karl fulves \n dice trap \n ted glick \n dice trap \n karl fulves
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Karl Fulves

Dice Problem

Related toVariations

Nov. 1974

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 10 No. 1)

821



dicecipher \n sixfigure number is multiplied with one to six, dice, divination, 142'857 \n vic perry
1974
the compleat magick — volume ii
Vic Perry

DiceCipher

1974

The Compleat Magick — Volume II
(Issue 102)

507



we'll ring you \n after the deck is removed from the case a die is tipped out, a coin appears under a card,the back of the card changes color, then the die and the coin vanish \n kevin fox
1975
pabular
Kevin Fox

We'll Ring You

May 1975

Pabular
(Vol. 1 No. 9)

101



decoy dice \n six cards used, two dice rolled and selection made via counting \n stewart judah \n "scarne on card tricks", p. 210 \n decoy dice \n stewart judah
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Stewart Judah

Decoy Dice

Inspired by "Scarne on Card Tricks", p. 210
Also published here

Winter 1975

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two))

855



vegas fling! \n dice, roulette and cards, triple prediction \n david calhoun
1975
the compleat magick — volume ii
David Calhoun

Vegas Fling!

1975

The Compleat Magick — Volume II
(Issue 136)

679



psychik dice \n rolling an eight and six with two dice before two sevens, odds apparently beaten, see also p. 926 \n karl fulves
1976
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Karl Fulves

Psychik Dice

1976

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 10 No. CloseUp Folio #5)

930



fate #1 \n no. 40, after some counting and making two packets with two dice, two black jacks show up \n unknown
1976
selfworking card tricks
Unknown

Fate #1

1976

SelfWorking Card Tricks

61



fate #2 \n no. 41, card of same value as thrown dice shows up \n unknown
1976
selfworking card tricks
Unknown

Fate #2

1976

SelfWorking Card Tricks

62



würfelschwindel \n multiphase sponge dice and cup routine \n ron baillie \n the gen, nov. 1954
1976
intermagic
Ron Baillie

Würfelschwindel

Also published here

Feb. 1976

Intermagic
(Vol. 3 No. 3)

52



diception \n ball vanishes in a tube between two dice \n arthur setterington
1977
pabular
Arthur Setterington

Diception

May 1977

Pabular
(Vol. 3 No. 9)

408



dice trick \n large die covered with hand, small die rolled, they have the same number on top, then large die vanishes \n warren stephens
1977
closeup cavalcade finale
Warren Stephens

Dice Trick

1977

Closeup Cavalcade Finale

89



drop out \n three dice held between two fingers, dropping only the center one \n unknown \n the new dropout \n unknown
1977
the magic book
Unknown

Drop Out

Also published here

1977

The Magic Book

54



balancing act \n three dice balanced in apparently impossible way \n unknown
1977
the magic book
Unknown

Balancing Act

1977

The Magic Book

56



mental dice \n bet about rolling a six and an eight before two sevens with two dice, probability bet \n karl fulves
1977
the magic book
Karl Fulves

Mental Dice

1977

The Magic Book

56



a dice proposition \n \n karl fulves \n a dice proposition \n karl fulves
1977
the magic book
Karl Fulves

A Dice Proposition

Also published here

1977

The Magic Book

166



decoy dice \n six cards used, two dice rolled and selection made via counting \n stewart judah \n decoy dice \n stewart judah
1977
the magic book
Stewart Judah

Decoy Dice

Also published here

1977

The Magic Book

167



der teufelswürfel \n die wrapped in flash paper is rolled, paper burned, rolled number counted down to, card predicted on paper piece underneath die \n roy walton \n devilish die \n roy walton
1977
intermagic
Roy Walton

Der Teufelswürfel

Also published here

Mar. 1977

Intermagic
(Vol. 4 No. 2)

80



"the hard way" \n two dice are permanently stuck together \n paul harris
1978
las vegas closeup
Paul Harris

"The Hard Way"

1978

Las Vegas CloseUp

64



tuned dice \n using dice with notes on corners to generate melodies, "juke box" \n karl fulves
1978
interlocutor
Karl Fulves

Tuned Dice

1978

Interlocutor
(Issue 21)

79



chess cube \n idea of chess variation with a dice that has chess figures on the sides
 shadow chess \n karl fulves
1978
interlocutor
Karl Fulves

Chess Cube

1978

Interlocutor
(Issue 21)

82



digitation \n numbered cards added to a number from invisible die, prediction of total in envelope \n larry becker
1978
world of super mentalism
Larry Becker

Digitation

1978

World of Super Mentalism

132



cubio routine \n presentation for cubio, die on string stops and slides on magician's command \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Cubio Routine

1978

They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water

4



how many? \n dice routine \n gerald kosky
1979
two in the hand and one in the pocket
Gerald Kosky

How Many?

1979

Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket

11



dice trap \n two dice under cup, coin vanishes and reappears underneath cup between the two dice, three methods \n ted glick \n dice problem \n karl fulves
1979
the chronicles
Ted Glick

Dice Trap

Inspired by

1979

The Chronicles
(Issue 15)

1208



ivory tower \n stunt with stack of checkers or dice, chip is rolled towards it and one is thrown out \n jules hirsch
1979
the chronicles
Jules Hirsch

Ivory Tower

1979

The Chronicles
(Issue 24)

1297



cheating at dice \n on gambling books and a method to shortchange casino chips \n karl fulves
1979
interlocutor
Karl Fulves

Cheating At Dice

1979

Interlocutor
(Issue 28)

109



dice trap \n \n karl fulves \n dice problem \n karl fulves
1979
interlocutor
Karl Fulves

Dice Trap

Related to

1979

Interlocutor
(Issue 31)

121



petals around the rose \n roll of five dice is assigned a value, the puzzle is to find the rule, originally from "mathematics teacher" \n kurt a. christoff \n more petals \n karl fulves \n petals & roots \n mel bennett \n karl fulves
1979
interlocutor
Kurt A. Christoff

Petals around the Rose

Related toVariations

1979

Interlocutor
(Issue 39)

154



gamblecture \n ideas for a gambling lecture
 loaded dice gag (exploding sound)
 baby shoes gag
 false cuts with three colored woods
 pseudo deck switch (nudist)
 "bottoms" gag, pinup girls \n karrell fox
1979
another book
Karrell Fox

Gamblecture

1979

Another Book

317



imagination \n spectator throws invisible die and deals deck in that amount of packets, back of performed turned divines amount of packets \n bob hummer \n imagination \n bob hummer
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Bob Hummer

Imagination

Also published here

1980

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

21



murder in a matchbox \n three match boxes, performer's back is turned and a small gun, a bill and a die are put in boxes, performer knows which object is where and what side is on top of the die \n karl fulves
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Karl Fulves

Murder in a Matchbox

1980

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

69



the x factor \n using six metalrimmed cardboard tags, die is thrown and number spelled (!), prediction on the back of tags \n gene nielsen
1980
the compleat magick — volume iii
Gene Nielsen

The X Factor

1980

The Compleat Magick — Volume III
(Issue 258)

1289



(d)ice breakers \n gags and puzzles with dice \n cees de vries
1981
apocalypse vol. 15
Cees De Vries

(D)ice Breakers

Sep. 1981

Apocalypse Vol. 15
(Vol. 4 No. 9)

533



esp and dice \n con bet with dice rolls \n karl fulves
1981
origins
Karl Fulves

ESP and Dice

1981

Origins

16



phantom of the dice table \n color changing die routine with cup, die behind ear holdout
 phase one: "it's right ear"
 phase two: a handy switch
 phase three: into the darkness
 notes
 further notes \n jeff busby
1981
the chronicles
Jeff Busby

Phantom of the Dice Table

1981

The Chronicles
(Issue 29)

1345



from martin gardner \n puzzle question about dice rolls \n martin gardner
1981
interlocutor
Martin Gardner

From Martin Gardner

1981

Interlocutor
(Issue 45)

177



dice catch \n no. 22, two dice held outside of a cup, puzzle throwing both dice inside with one hand \n unknown
1981
selfworking table magic
Unknown

Dice Catch

1981

SelfWorking Table Magic

26



controlled dice shot \n no. 23, betting that with two dice most of the times a one or a six is thrown \n unknown \n dai's wager \n pat hennessy \n dai vernon
1981
selfworking table magic
Unknown

Controlled Dice Shot

Related to

1981

SelfWorking Table Magic

27



the new dropout \n no. 26, three dice held between two fingers, dropping only the center one \n unknown \n drop out \n unknown
1981
selfworking table magic
Unknown

The New Dropout

Also published here

1981

SelfWorking Table Magic

30



sugar 'n' dice \n die and sugar cube, thrown number appears on sugar \n stephen tucker
1981
babel
Stephen Tucker

Sugar 'N' Dice

1981

Babel
(Issue 1)

13



another click pass \n with dice \n fred kaps
1981
das camilo seminar "81"
Fred Kaps

Another Click Pass

1981

Das Camilo Seminar "81"

6



las vegas dice \n one cup routine using dice instead of balls \n barry govan
1982
apocalypse vol. 15
Barry Govan

Las Vegas Dice

May 1982

Apocalypse Vol. 15
(Vol. 5 No. 5)

629



dice caper \n lapping routine with purse frame \n gerald deutsch
1983
apocalypse vol. 610
Gerald Deutsch

Dice Caper

Mar. 1983

Apocalypse Vol. 610
(Vol. 6 No. 3)

745



rotating die \n optical illusion with hollow die \n martin gardner
1983
epoptica
Martin Gardner

Rotating Die

1983

Epoptica
(Issue 4)

230



a new sucker bet \n nontransitive dice \n r. c. h. cheng
1983
epoptica
R. C. H. Cheng

A New Sucker Bet

1983

Epoptica
(Issue 4)

232



the what's it's name dice trick \n two in the hand, one in the pocket with dice, climax with jumbo dice production \n roy baker
1983
baker's capers
Roy Baker

The What's It's Name Dice Trick

1983

Baker's Capers

17



dollars and dice \n no. 27, serial number of bill, dice rolled, performer instantly adjusts serial number so it is divisible by other number \n karl fulves
1983
selfworking number magic
Karl Fulves

Dollars and Dice

1983

SelfWorking Number Magic

44



super prophet \n no. 99, numbers from one to six listed a few times and added, total predicted \n karl fulves \n the milliondollar prediction \n karl fulves
1983
selfworking number magic
Karl Fulves

Super Prophet

Inspired by

1983

SelfWorking Number Magic

137



zaubern mit würfeln \n various easy tricks with dice
 divination of number
 forcing a number, with matchbox
 easy bank night routine with dice \n piet forton
1983
je geschickter desto zauberer
Piet Forton

Zaubern mit Würfeln

1983

Je geschickter desto Zauberer

5



nontransitivity with a magic slant \n \n mel stover
1984
epoptica
Mel Stover

NonTransitivity with a Magic Slant

1984

Epoptica
(Issue 6)

391



loaded \n small hole in die disappears (sort of) \n michael weber
1984
the collected almanac
Michael Weber

Loaded

1984

The Collected Almanac
(Vol. 2 No. 23 & 24)

229



four dice repeat \n die tube routine, when pushed through tube, die changes number, four dice \n david (foote) drake
1984
fork full of appetizers — book 2
David (Foote) Drake

Four Dice Repeat

1984

Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2

117



crash dice \n die is placed between two plastic cards and crashed flat \n hiroshi sawa
1986
the new york magic symposium — collection 5
Hiroshi Sawa

Crash Dice

1986

The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5

24



3d reflection \n surprising revelation of threedimensional dice stuck to prediction cards \n shigeo futagawa
1986
the new york magic symposium — collection 5
Shigeo Futagawa

3D Reflection

1986

The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5

86



the pretend prediction \n imaginary or clear dice rolled, total predicted \n karrell fox \n ice dice \n philip t. goldstein \n stewart james
1986
for my next trick...
Karrell Fox

The Pretend Prediction

Inspired by

1986

For My Next Trick...

57



one every minute \n routine with dice and glass, lollipop production climax \n rudy t. hunter
1987
magical arts journal
Rudy T. Hunter

One Every Minute

1987

Magical Arts Journal
(Vol. 1 No. 10)

8



more petals \n solution \n karl fulves \n petals around the rose \n kurt a. christoff
1988
interlocutor
Karl Fulves

More Petals

Inspired by

1988

Interlocutor
(Issue 48)

210



spot check \n four dice, performer always wins \n karl fulves
1991
swindle & cheat
Karl Fulves

Spot Check

1991

Swindle & Cheat

4



rapid transitive \n six dice, performer wins \n karl fulves
1991
swindle & cheat
Karl Fulves

Rapid Transitive

1991

Swindle & Cheat

5



tri color \n six dice, performer and spectator each take two, performer wins \n karl fulves
1991
swindle & cheat
Karl Fulves

Tri Color

1991

Swindle & Cheat

6



shareholder \n six dice, performer against two spectators, performer wins \n karl fulves
1991
swindle & cheat
Karl Fulves

Shareholder

1991

Swindle & Cheat

6



dominant dice \n second phase for previous dice game \n karl fulves
1991
swindle & cheat
Karl Fulves

Dominant Dice

1991

Swindle & Cheat

7



a penny saved \n coin layout, game with die, performer wins \n karl fulves
1991
swindle & cheat
Karl Fulves

A Penny Saved

1991

Swindle & Cheat

8



alien dice \n nontransitive dice principle with only two dice \n karl fulves
1991
swindle & cheat
Karl Fulves

Alien Dice

1991

Swindle & Cheat

14



high dice \n set of three nontransitive dice \n sam schwartz
1991
swindle & cheat
Sam Schwartz

High Dice

1991

Swindle & Cheat

24



markers \n ideas related to nontransitive games
 simple sets (dualities, royal family)
 unequal sets
 a nontransitive pyramid
 flat dice
 parity dice (4 thru 9 dice, 2 thru 10 dice, 1 thru 12 dice, 36 number dice)
 house dice
 high percentage games
 3 blind dice
 little bingo
 odds on \n karl fulves
1991
swindle & cheat
Karl Fulves

Markers

1991

Swindle & Cheat

52



los dados mandan y las cartas obedecen \n routine with cards and dice, four parts, elevator, bill simon routines and selection is found \n arturo de ascanio \n "circular de la s.e.i." 1955. \n the cards and dice  1. the transposition \n bill simon \n 2. the big change \n bill simon
1992
la magia de ascanio — vol. 4
Arturo de Ascanio

Los Dados mandan y las Cartas obedecen

Inspired byAlso published here "Circular de la S.E.I." 1955.

1992

La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4

14



folded \n folded card(s) in bulldog clip predict free roll of dice \n steve dusheck
1993
dusheck's mental magic
Steve Dusheck

Folded

1993

Dusheck's Mental Magic

118



diamonte \n monte routine with dice \n peter kane
1994
apocalypse vol. 1620
Peter Kane

DiaMonte

July 1994

Apocalypse Vol. 1620
(Vol. 17 No. 7)

2382



invisible choice \n dice rolled, number predicted with coins \n bob gill
1994
new sorcerer
Bob Gill

Invisible Choice

1994

New Sorcerer
(Vol. 1 No. 6)

13



loaded dice \n bets with loaded and misspotted dice
 711 dice  load and fire
 another game of 31
 bone try
 pair of dice by the dashboard light \n bob farmer
1994
beat 'em, cheat 'em, leave 'em bleedin'
Bob Farmer

Loaded Dice

1994

Beat 'em, Cheat 'em, Leave 'em Bleedin'

30



petals & roots \n more on the dice puzzle \n mel bennett \n karl fulves \n petals around the rose \n kurt a. christoff
1994
verbatim
Mel Bennett, Karl Fulves

Petals & Roots

Related to

1994

Verbatim
(Issue 10)

122



reretention vanish \n \n harold cataquet
1995
apocalypse vol. 1620
Harold Cataquet

ReRetention Vanish

July 1995

Apocalypse Vol. 1620
(Vol. 18 No. 7)

2531



basic tosses \n fair tosses, slide and dump toss \n martin gardner
1995
a die of another color
Martin Gardner

Basic Tosses

1995

A Die Of Another Color

3



in closing \n end of introduction \n martin gardner
1995
a die of another color
Martin Gardner

In Closing

1995

A Die Of Another Color

4



basic grip \n similar to a purse palm with dice \n martin gardner
1995
a die of another color
Martin Gardner

Basic Grip

1995

A Die Of Another Color

21



das stehlen \n stealing a die from under a cup \n christian scherer
1996
die würfel sind (nicht) gefallen!
Christian Scherer

Das Stehlen

1996

Die Würfel sind (nicht) gefallen!

14



sag immer and der richtigen stelle "halt!" \n two dice under two cups, spectator and performer roll the same number, cleverly gaffed cups \n bob driebeek
1996
aenigmas rätsel
Bob Driebeek

Sag immer and der richtigen Stelle "Halt!"

1996

Aenigmas Rätsel

15



before you die \n random numbers of die used to mix/transfer cards from packet to packet, then reveal two selections \n peter duffie
1997
effortless card magic
Peter Duffie

Before You Die

1997

Effortless Card Magic

90



dai's wager \n dice bet with odds in performer's favor \n pat hennessy \n dai vernon \n controlled dice shot \n unknown
1997
virtual foolery
Pat Hennessy, Dai Vernon

Dai's Wager

Related to

1997

Virtual Foolery

14



do not pass go \n "dot com  tricks and stunts with numbers"
die on square with four fields is moved in circle with quarterturns, it never gets into original orientation \n karl fulves
1997
the fine print
Karl Fulves

Do Not Pass Go

1997

The Fine Print
(Issue 5)

124



trick dice \n die moved via quarter turns on grid, top numbers listed, performer memorizes the list \n karl fulves
1998
combo
Karl Fulves

Trick Dice

1998

Combo

34



silent orders \n prediction of rolled number, with matches \n ken de courcy
1998
mind & magic magazine
Ken De Courcy

Silent Orders

1998

Mind & Magic Magazine
(Vol. 1 No. 9)

1



cups & dice \n six phased routine, like cups and balls but with pairs of coloured dice and colored cups \n milton kort
1999
kort
Milton Kort

Cups & Dice

1999

Kort

259



milt's backpalm gag \n pseudo expose of backpalming dice \n milton kort
1999
kort
Milton Kort

Milt's Backpalm Gag

1999

Kort

285



forcing the choice with an ordinary die \n no. 6, asking to throw die again if wrong numbers show up \n ellis stanyon
1999
ellis stanyon's best card tricks
Ellis Stanyon

Forcing the Choice with an Ordinary Die

1999

Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks

21



dice stacking: material und technik \n 1.1 das material
1.2 die grundtechnik des dice stacking (basic technique)
1.3 der stack mit neun bewegungen (stacking with nine movements)
1.4 der stack mit fünf bewegungen (stacking with five movements)
1.5 vier auf einmal (four at once)
1.6 das abbauen des stacks (removing dice from one by one from a pile)
1.7 das stehlen (stealing a die)
1.8 die würfel verschwinden lassen (disappearance of the dice)
1.9 ladungen (loads) \n christian scherer
2000
der glücklose würfelspieler
Christian Scherer

Dice Stacking: Material und Technik

2000

Der glücklose Würfelspieler

9



der glücklose würfelspieler  eine dicestacking routine \n four phases
1. three in the hands one in the pocket
2. dice stacking and traveling of dice from hand to under cup
3. spectator has to guess where the red die is and loses
4. jumbo die production \n christian scherer
2000
der glücklose würfelspieler
Christian Scherer

Der Glücklose Würfelspieler  Eine DiceStacking Routine

2000

Der glücklose Würfelspieler

16



twin towers \n "problems"
tower of hanoi type puzzle with three red and three white dice, posed as a problem \n karl fulves
2000
latter day secrets
Karl Fulves

Twin Towers

2000

Latter Day Secrets
(Issue 2)

47



square of 13 \n four dice hidden, performer turns some over, total predicted, cancellation principle applied to dice \n karl fulves \n "the 4th die" (charlatan #4)
2000
off the books
Karl Fulves

Square Of 13

Inspired by "The 4th Die" (Charlatan #4)

2000

Off The Books
(Issue 2)

14



roll the dice \n printed dice layout, dice roll selected by instructions on how to move on grid is predicted \n karl fulves
2001
hex squared
Karl Fulves

Roll The Dice

2001

Hex Squared

11



totalizer \n "an impromptu trick with four dice"
four dice put on table with onetwofivesix sides up, spectator follows some instructions or not while back is turned and covers dice, performer arranges dice so that two left dice have same total as right dice \n karl fulves
2001
latter day secrets
Karl Fulves

Totalizer

2001

Latter Day Secrets
(Issue 5)

128



time and light \n routines with led time pen, chemical fluid light sticks and anverdi's die
 spectator names a time interval, then he gets a watch and can say start whenever he wants, the
show continues and the performer suddenly screams stop at the right moment
 pseudo psychometry routine
 woman selects one of several men, selection is divined \n david berglas
2002
the mind & magic of david berglas
David Berglas

Time and Light

2002

The Mind & Magic of David Berglas

383



antigrav dice \n two dice, one on top of the other, bottom one is lifted when picking up upper one, magnetic instead of moisture \n don nielsen
2006
prolix
Don Nielsen

AntiGrav Dice

2006

Prolix
(Issue 2)

108



dice tracking \n memorizing string of numbers rolled by dice \n karl fulves
2007
word play
Karl Fulves

Dice Tracking

2007

Word Play

48



half and half \n word randomly formed by combining two lists of letters, magician predicts the word correctly \n stewart james \n half and half \n stewart james
2007
the essential stewart james
Stewart James

Half and Half

Also published here

2007

The Essential Stewart James

50



total test \n six dice with all numbers from one to six on table, spectator covers two groups of three each, performer moves dice under either object around so both totals match, with variations involving prediction or divinations
 the overunder
 workout
 cube count
 the fix is in \n karl fulves
2008
prolix
Karl Fulves

Total Test

2008

Prolix
(Issue 4)

221



domino dice \n "unexplained"
using dice as dominos for layout, posed as a problem \n karl fulves
2008
prolix
Karl Fulves

Domino Dice

2008

Prolix
(Issue 4)

254



middle riddle \n three dice on table, bet made, one covered \n karl fulves
2008
prolix
Karl Fulves

Middle Riddle

2008

Prolix
(Issue 5)

283



sucker bet \n counterintuitive bet with dice \n unknown
2010
secret agenda
Unknown

Sucker Bet

2010

Secret Agenda
(Issue Jan 6)

10



details for a climax \n \n roberto giobbi \n carlhorst meier \n climax for a dice routine \n dai vernon
2010
secret agenda
Roberto Giobbi, Carlhorst Meier

Details for a Climax

Related to

2010

Secret Agenda
(Issue July 1)

196



cubic code \n three dice, number calculations, "einstein's theory" \n karl fulves \n lightning strikes thrice \n stewart judah
2010
prolix
Karl Fulves

Cubic Code

Related to

2010

Prolix
(Issue 7)

486



dice on ice \n bet with five dice in a box \n karl fulves
2010
prolix
Karl Fulves

Dice On Ice

2010

Prolix
(Issue 7)

488



doubledigit dice \n challenge to arrange six dice so the total is divisible by three \n karl fulves
2010
prolix
Karl Fulves

DoubleDigit Dice

2010

Prolix
(Issue 7)

489



freier fall \n die falls through square tube fast or slowly, with metronome as presentation aid \n christian scherer \n william j. schmeelk's "newton's nightmare"
2014
schlaglichter
Christian Scherer

Freier Fall

Inspired by William J. Schmeelk's "Newton's Nightmare"

2014

Schlaglichter

93



special poker dice \n played with dice \n nick trost \n "special poker dice" (nick trost, gambling tricks with dice, 1975)
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier
Nick Trost

Special Poker Dice

Also published here "Special Poker Dice" (Nick Trost, Gambling Tricks with Dice, 1975)

2015

The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier

260



absolute power blind man's blackjack \n with eight cards
 blackjack finale
 poker phase
 dice phase \n bob farmer
2015
the bammo ten card deal dossier
Bob Farmer

Absolute Power Blind Man's Blackjack

2015

The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier

333



magic die \n presentational idea \n roberto giobbi
2016
hidden agenda
Roberto Giobbi

Magic Die

2016

Hidden Agenda
(Issue Mar 14)

78



the flexible force \n forces a number between four and nine, using dice \n steve beam
2018
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 11
Steve Beam

The Flexible Force

2018

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 11

272


